Glenda Christine Huddleston, was born November 12, 1944, in Dell, Arkansas. She was the daughter of Fred Thompson and Sarah Ellen (Trotter) Keeling. As a young girl Glenda moved with her family to Cleveland where she began her education. Glenda later completed her education in Cleveland. She was later united in marriage to Wayne Collins and to that marriage there was a daughter Bulinda. Glenda was later married to John Martin. The two resided in Hominy and owned and operated Skylark Motel in Hominy. Glenda soon expanded her business in the late 1970’s and purchased the Skylark Motel in Cleveland. Glenda and Lloyd Huddleston operated the motel until it was destroyed by a fire in 2004. At that time Glenda and Lloyd retired and continued to reside in Cleveland.
Glenda loved being around her family. She also enjoyed cooking and playing bingo. Glenda was a loving and very compassionate person. Always giving to others in need when she was able. Her family, grandkids and friends meant the world to her.
Glenda passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2017, in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the age of 72 years old.
Survivors include Lloyd Huddleston of the home; son Matthew Ogle of the home; sister Cleda and husband Terry Meyer of Cleveland, Oklahoma grandchildren; Susan and husband Zach King of Cleveland, Oklahoma, Terri and husband Kenny Kysar of Cleveland, Oklahoma; great grandchildren; Sierra Humphrey, Trey Humphrey, Dakota Johnson, Tyler Johnson, Ivy Kysar, Sky Kysar, Seth Kysar, Kaden King, Izabella King and a host of other relatives and friends. Glenda was preceded in death by father Fred Keeling, mother Sarah Mitchell and a daughter Bulinda Sparks, siblings Eva Williams, Jimmie Keeling.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday at the Western Heights Baptist Church with Rev. David Head officiating. Burial will immediately follow in the Woodland Cemetery under the direction of Chapman-Black Funeral Home. Friends may share a memory with the family online at www.chapman-black.com.
Pallbearers will include Zach King, Kenny Kysar, Trey Humphrey, Dakota Johnson, Kyle Deatherage, and Terry Meyer.
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